William Edwards lived at 31 Pearl Street, Newtown. He died on 1 September 1918. His wife and several adult children survived him.
Edwards was a justice of the peace (JP). He was a member of Loyal St John’s Lodge, MUIOOF, No. 6, Newtown.
Local government service
William Edwards was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1904-19, representing Camden Ward. He resigned in 1915. He also served in the 1890s on St Peters Council, and was its mayor in 1894.
‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 February 1904, p. 13 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14597058
‘Municipal election’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 June 1915, p. 4 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15588792
‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 September 1918, p. 5 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article15801976